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Job Description


Location: Warwickshire

Job Type: Temporary Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £22.53 - 25.16 per hour - 37hr week

Contract length: 3 months initial

Start Date: ASAP

Positions available: 2


Job Description

A Local Authority based in Warwickshire is looking for two Lead Accountants to join their team (one in major projects team) on an initial 3-month basis.

The Lead Accountant in major projects will work with project managers to assist with high profile transformation and capital schemes, ensure members and officers have high quality financial advice and direction and will incorporate financial strategies for effective operation.

The general finance Lead Accountant will be responsible for the annual budget setting process for the General Fund and HRA ensuring that the Local Authority's strategic objectives for financial matters are met. They will also be responsible for the production of financial strategies and act as the councils expert on financial matters.

Full job specification available for both roles.

Ideal Candidate

  • 3+ years experience with Local Authority finance
  • Fully qualified CCAB member or equivalent preferably CIPFA
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Experience with either project accounting or budget setting for a service.
  • Experience managing a team and developing financial systems/process

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.